Town of Wallingford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Wallingford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-24-1985 by Ord. No. 335]
The purpose of this article is to promote the general safety and well-being of the citizens of the Town of Wallingford and State of Connecticut, by making it possible for the Police Department of the Town of Wallingford to pursue forfeitures pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 881 et seq. and 19 U.S.C. § 1616 et seq. and to cooperate with other law enforcement agencies, including the United States Department of Justice, in their attempts to uphold the law as it relates to persons trafficking narcotic substances and illegal drugs of any description.
Effective from the date of passage hereof, the Police Department of the Town of Wallingford, through its Chief of Police or his authorized agent, is hereby authorized to make application to the United States Department of Justice to share with other law enforcement agencies pursuant to the provisions of 21 U.S.C. § 881 et seq. and 19 U.S.C. § 1616 et seq. in the proceeds of property forfeitures of such property used or intended to be used in any manner or part to facilitate the commission of violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841 et seq. The disposition of said funds shall be in accordance with federal regulations requiring that all transferred property, including cash or proceeds, must be used for law enforcement purposes as they are from time to time amended. Funds received pursuant thereto shall be deposited with the Comptroller of the Town of Wallingford in accordance herewith. The Town Attorney of the Town of Wallingford is further authorized to cooperate with the Police Department in the preparing and filing of the necessary claim forms with the Justice Department to accomplish the purpose of this article.
[Adopted 9-24-1991 by Ord. No. 401]
The purpose of this article is to promote the general safety and well-being of the citizens of the Town of Wallingford and the State of Connecticut by making it possible for the Police Department of the Town of Wallingford to pursue forfeitures pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Sections 54-33g, 54-36h and 54-36i, as amended, and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies, including the Chief State's Attorney and State's Attorney offices, in their attempts to uphold the law as it relates to persons trafficking narcotic substances and illegal drugs of any description.
The Police Department of the Town of Wallingford, through its Chief of Police or his authorized agent, is hereby authorized to make application to the State's Attorney and Chief State's Attorney and the Law Enforcement Revolving Fund Panel to receive or share with other law enforcement agencies, pursuant to the provisions of Connecticut General Statutes Sections 54-33g, 54-36h and 54-36i et seq., as amended, in the proceeds of property forfeitures of such property used or intended to be used in any manner or part to facilitate the commission of a violation of Section 21a-277 and 21a-278 of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended. The disposition of said funds shall be in accordance with state regulations, as amended, requiring that all transferred property, including cash or proceeds, must be used for law enforcement purposes. The application, management, disposition and audit of said funds shall be in accordance with all state laws, regulations and amendments in effect, or as may arise from this program. The Town Attorney of the Town of Wallingford is further authorized to cooperate with the Police Department in the preparing and filing of the necessary claim forms with the Law Enforcement Revolving Fund Panel to accomplish the purpose of this article.